Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of dicotyledonous polypetalous plants of the natural order Anacardiaceæ, the cashew family, and type of the tribe Mangifereæ, having the ovule ascending above the base of the cell, and the sepals and petals not increasing after the flower has expanded.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun genus of tropical trees native to Asia bearing fleshy fruit.

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  • noun tropical tree native to Asia bearing fleshy fruit

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Examples

  • In and around villages, except for an occasional sacred grove, most trees are useful species such as the oil palm (Elaeis guineensis), canarium (Canarium schweinfurthii) and mango trees (Mangifera indica), many of which are planted.

    Jos Plateau forest-grassland mosaic

  • Evergreen forests of Great Nicobar, Kamorta, and Katchall are dominated by Calophyllum soulattri, Sideroxylon longipetiolatum, Garcinia xanthochymus, Pisonia excelsa, and Mangifera sylvatica.

    Nicobar Islands rain forests

  • These now include banana, coconut (Cocos nucifera), sweet potatoes, mango (Mangifera indica), chico (Pouteria sapota), yams, taro, millet, watermelon, and citrus and pineapples on more fertile islands.

    Maldives-Lakshadweep-Chagos Archipelago tropical moist forests

  • Rawa Danau, Banten in west Java is the largest remaining area of swamp forest in Java and Bali, and it contains many tree species now nearly extinct elsewhere in Java, such as Elaeocarpus macrocerus, Alstonia spathulata, wild mango (Mangifera gedebe), and Stemonurus secundiflora.

    Western Java rain forests

  • Scientific name of mango plant is Mangifera indica.

    Mango and It's nutritive value

  • Mangifera indica, and Firmiana colorata in the upper story.

    Orissa semi-evergreen forests

  • Other problematic invasive species include coffee (Coffea arabica), guava (Psidium guajava), Lantana camara, mango (Mangifera indica), African tulip tree (Spathodea campanulata), and Cecropia palmate.

    Society Islands tropical moist forests

  • Mango (Mangifera indica L.), particularly the Carabao variety, is one of the commercially and economically important fruit crops in the Philippines.

    THE GROWTH PERFORMANCE OF GRAFTED MANGO AS AFFECTED BY DIFFERENT ORGANIC FERTILIZERS

  • The mango (Mangifera indica), of which there are over 1,000 varieties worldwide, accounts for 36% of the world's tropical fruit consumption and has been called the "king of fruit", a name reflected by the majestic appearance of the tree.

    Mexican mangos: fantastic flavor, big business

  • The mango (Mangifera indica), of which there are over 1,000 varieties worldwide, accounts for 36% of the world's tropical fruit consumption and has been called the "king of fruit", a name reflected by the majestic appearance of the tree.

    Mexican mangos: fantastic flavor, big business

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